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had about technological unemployment by a fellow named john keens in 1930. >> we've always been both correct and wrong. the correct part of this idea of technological unemployment is automation and technology do destroy jobs. they automate jobs away. at the same time, technology creates new opportunities, entrepreneurs create new companies, new industries. >> created more jobs than destroyed. >> unbelievable amount of jobs. so we've had, even in this era of intense industrialization for the past couple of centuries, we had pretty close to full employment. it's this really great run. my deepest worry is that that run might be coming to an end and that things actually are different this time. >> why? >> because when i look at the bundle of stuff that any of us can offer to the work force or offer to an employer, all the previous ways of technology combined don't encroach on that bundle very much. >> the steam engine took away or comparative advantage lifting heavy stuff, unless you're a circus strong man or athlete, no one hires to you do that any more. but the encroachment of technolo
? is there a bubble? >> i would like to speak about the clean technology sector. there was a little bit of a bubble that emerged in 2005, 2006, 2007 time frame. what has happened since then is you see the landscape changed. there have been a lot of companies and vc's, founders, that are focused on very few investments in companies but are in it for the long run. the time and invested it takes to build a clean tech company. the difference with clean tech, there might be large facilities required, investment to build your first plant, for instance. we are seeing a change in the landscape. one thing i want to add, too, for clean tech, there are organizations like the clean tech opened that foster innovation and identify and help on to produce with that system, present their idea, put together their business plan, attract the mentors and advisers to help them build their technology. the incubators are contributing to a maturing clean tech and biotech sector -- sector. >> just a short comment. we focus in this building, a research center, on technology. some of it is near term, some of it is very long t
accumulated technology and human resources related to nuclear power. we would like the chance to put these to use. meeting partners's request and safety will be the major premises of this effort. we want to keep exporting our nuclear power infrastructure. >> japan has been promoting exports of the generation facilities even after the disaster in fukushima. the previous administration led by the democratic party signed pacts with countries such as vietnam and jordan in 2011, enabling it to transport the technology. the comments suggest the government is willing to follow the new government policy. prime minister abe is riding high according to a poll. voters handed his administration a victory in a landslide election. two-thirds say they support abe's new cabinet. pollsters interviewed 1,138 people over the weekend. 64% of them back abe's cabinet. that is three times higher than the approval rating former prime minister's cabinet had before the election. 39% of those who support abe's cabinet say it seems better than others. 27% say they have expectations for its policies. 12% say the
is the technology expert at barrango corporation of south san francisco, california, a preeminent player in the $2 billion-a-year visual merchandising business. >> we create props, decorations, displays for stores, shopping malls, amusement parks, any commercial properties. >> reporter: this all started right after the san francisco earthquake. a newly-arrived italian immigrant named barrango, a sculptor by trade, started making mannequins, the most lifelike anyone had ever seen. but it turns out the real gold was in holiday displays, and, for over 100 years, barrango has been manufacturing them and classic carosels for retailers around the country and the world, from boston to burbank, from berlin to beijing. yes, they ship to china, but they don't make it there. >> we've had the opportunity to go to china and have things manufactured, but we're a quality, hands-on family, company, and we need it to be in america in order to produce what we've got. we can't just turn it over to production in another country. >> reporter: it is that quality- first mantra, along with its global reach, that squired
. >> coming up tonight on c-span2, the community indicators features a discussion on technology and innovation. the los angeles mayor, antonio villaraigosa talks about his push for comprehensive immigration reform, and later, arizona governor jan brewer delivers her state of the state address. >> there's a new ebook on the market called how the technology can fix the budget and establish obama's legacy. the co-authors are both fcc officials. reed hundt in the clinton administration, and blair levin spent time there as the national broadband plan. gentlemen, thanks for being here. mr. hundt. your book's subtitle. how can technology fix the budget and help us over the so-called fiscal cliff. >> guest: that is the subtitle and it's a bit of a mouthful. the fundamental idea here is if you spend time in silicon valley, spend time in detroit where the automobile industry is being rebuilt. you spend time outside the beltway you see that america has the potential to generate abundance for its own citizens and for the world. you spend time only inside the beltway it looks like a zero sum game, looks li
on enhancing the technology for a longer distance mission. u.s. president barack obama announced a plan for a manned mission to mars by the 2030s. nasa and the european space agency have suggested the possibility of cooperating in that project as well. >>> people in the united arab emirates are worrying about the future of their most lucrative export, the uae is one of the world's leading oil producers, but leaders are seeing a shortage on the horizon. the strain on the supply is growing so now this fossil fuel-driven nation is considering alternatives. nhk world's sho bepu has more from the capital, abu dabe. >> reporter: an exhibition is underway focusing on water supplies and renewable energy. the crown prince of the united arab emirates tells the participants that his country realizes that its most valuable natural resource has a limit. >> translator: the united air rak emirates has been providing the world with energy for half a century. we'll continue our efforts to provide a stable supply. it's our responsibility as a member of the international community. >> reporter: what promp
than it did for many years, and it shows that has been technological innovation. we live in a new era. i used to always in my remarks by saying will everybody please turn off their cell phones. i would ask you to turn them on to silence, you can keep them on, on the condition that you use them only to tweet, out of this conference. and for those of you who are able to do that, i'm not yet one of them, the hash tag is #usinnovation. so glenn, you know all that so come on up here and talk to these folks. >> i'm sure and acts of widespread civil disagree with you will do with your technology what you choose. and as someone in the technology business, please go ahead because i like to make money while i'm talking. i'd like to thank you, stroke, for having me here today, welcoming all of us to the brookings for the welcome to all of you. we've got a stellar group of panel organized today with fantastic panels. i will get to my remarks are equipped because i know you come to hear them, not me. i did want to reflect our first growth through innovation panel was over three years ago. a time w
of the biggest names in technology and a big party apple ecosystem. talk about qualcomm. talking strategy with the ceo of qualcomm, paul jacobs. and ken fisher, ceo of merck, a pioneer in new targeted therapy talking to liz, plus you know him, chairman and ceo of coca-cola. just the tip of the iceberg in terms of business leaders coming up. tune i into the fox business network all week long for the biggest interviews from davos. let's get to research in motion. the stock is jumping once again, cracking the $17 mark. heavy volume today. how much of this is due to a potential licensing deal? talking about selling the entire company, maybe it is just excitement over blackberry 10 due out at the end of the month. shibani joshi telling us about that. joining us, senior research analyst with an underperform rating and $7 price target on the stock. let's talk about where the stock is right now. many had discounted, ready to be torn apart, now there is renewed interest in this company. it's blackberry 10 going to deliver, do you think? >> at the end of the day they're facing a significant uphill
with your technology what you choose to know someone in the technology business, please go ahead because that could make money when talking. thank you strobe for having me here today, welcoming us to the brookings innovation. this guide a stellar panel, sockets are my remarks quickly because i know you can't do your job, not me. i did watch reflect our first panel was over three years ago. at a time where in the depths of the great recession, the unemployment rate is 10%. the last 8.5 million jobs. pausing to remember that. a lot of face had a moment of great national crisis. brookings i think thunderstorms great leadership choose to the two is the future. how do you grapple with today's problems in order to create a brighter future? one of the things they did a search or heard of witness today, the growth renovation program. we have policies to unleash private sectors. we weren't under illusions that government creates jobs are innovation, they can create conditions under which those can be fostered. and because we beat the need for growth on the heels of the great recession is a vital
of intel calls it a 10x product, a breakthrough because of the disruptive technology. you can argue that apple made a courageous move. somebody few companies are willing to do. however, ipad mini reminded me of water isaacson, author of steve jobs' autobiography, isaacson talked about how there may not be anything huge on the drawing board, nothing that was omg and he said it noting that he had waited for a year to go buy since jobs died. something he promised. oh, take a look. unremarkable. i asked isaacson whether apple didn't have a breakthrough television product. i wanted to hear something positive, a clicker telling you to put on the nfl this weekend or sons of anarchy. he said apple may have such a product but some of these essential to whether the product gets off the ground. isaacson said apple was able to put together the music business when he put together itunes but the cable companies are too powerful. desperate the way that the record companies were. not long after i took the apple position that had been held for a very long time and told subscribers that actionalerts.
discretionary financials the top performing sectors while telecom and technology lagged. platinum for the first time is more costly than gold by a couple of dollars, but that said closing slightly below 1690 for owens after reports a south african mine is suspending operations due to labor issues. gold climbing nine tenths of a cent still below their levels. beating estimates of $0.03. driven by health and personal care products. david: let's see what is happening with specifics in the market, let's start with larry at the tip of the cme. a market panel coming up. mark is chief investment strategist. larry, let's start with you at the cme. since apple, let's talk about apple, a lot of people are focused on that pretty much everybody has it in some stock portfolio. september, 9-21, test taken 22 points off of the s&p 500 just by itself off of the s&p. the overall market has held up very well. increased despite that. that is a good sign, is it not? >> it is a very good sign, david. rotation and resiliency. rotation side, correlations are very low, and as you said it has taken apple 22-point off t
's a lot more that can go. what's interesting today is the early cycle technology stocks. >> baker are you a buyer? >> buying. i think probably see a little bit of consolidation in the short term. for the last five days everybody has been buying on the dip. you'll see a little bit of a pull back. as we go through earnings we'll see more volatile. but buying on the dips. >> doc, you had no position. you took everything off ahead of the debt ceiling or ahead of the fiscal cliff or whatever was going on at that point in time. where your today? >> my toes are back in the water. for the last several weeks i've been buying selectively here and there. i'm still on lie about 25% invested. in expiration week i'm usually 100%. i'm not as confident but today's move in particular, driving up through the resistance which was somewhere around the 7414, 74 area in the s&p we blew through that. that's a positive sign. and the fact that while apple had been having those sessions where it was down $20 session after session, with that big turn around yesterday, you take a look at it here, nobody would have g
because they are not the innovators anymore. the innovators are the galaxy. what technology is better. >> where i'm going to disagree with you is that all of this where apple is falling by the wayside, there's still speculation. nothing has come out recently where apple's iphones haven't sold. >> we've all talked about the growth of apple problems still hasn't said i'm going to go with apple. >> correct. that's not new news. >> but it is new news relative to the story six months ago, nine months ago. you've got to have the apple products. gets what, their market share dropped precipitously. this is apple. galaxy has picked up. people say you get better functionality with other products. why should i pay that much when the telcos are not going to subsidize. i'm saying there's a ton of cash there. maybe they come out. look at philip morris. >> maybe they buy that stock. >> right. philip morris sells at a big premium to apple. >> $55 in earnings this year. >> maybe. >> well, it's not maybe. it's yes. >> they missed three quarters in a row, let's not forget that. >> even as people have ra
technologies but in particular you're going to get an early read on consumer discretionary which i view as highly important to further appreciation in the s&p. you get that from coach in the middle of the week. to me that is one of the names i will be watching. >> give me a look at the wall of the companies reporting. let's go through sectors and some of these names. you have nachls like google on the wall and ibm. there are the tech plays you'll have to watch especially closely, right? >> yeah. and in fact ibm is my tech play. it is my earnings play next week. i think ibm, because this last quarter, when ibm fell right after those earnings and it tested down to the levels where it is now. it did hold at 180 but then it did break down because of the fiscal cliff and all the rest. it did break down through 190. came back up. it's 193ish or so. i think good earnings report next week carries them through 200 on the ibm. >> finally a technology earnings call right. >> hold on. >> apple next week. mcdonald's next week. i'm looking over at the wall. 3m next week. honeywell next week. pg&e. yo
this because this is a multinational endeavor, the dreamliner 787. there was cutting edge technology used to create this product. i think that's one of the focuses for investors. so for the time being, the -- both the airlines and ana japan airlines have grounded their flight. at the moment we don't have a lot of detail coming through on this investigation yet. >> we should remind people that japan, as you say, has been an important investor or presence i should say along with boeing in development of the aircraft. one of the reasons the story's getting so much international attention is that it's -- a lot of japanese airlines, first out of the gate to use boeing planes. there's a lot at stake here. >> absolutely. i think not only for the carriers, as you point out, but for the suppliers. this is a large multinational endeavor, as i pointed out. and i think it's particularly noteworthy for a company like japan airlines which, as you may know, has emerged from bankruptcy filings, they went public. they reemerged as a public entity a couple of month ago. and the dreamliner 787 was going to
's a culture of a desire for certainty in a world that is increasingly global, technological, physically connected, and ambiguous in the way that -- we want to know, we just want to know something, right? >> i will say one more thing without getting too much into a rant. there was some big changes that went on at nih over the course of the bush, the second bush administration, that i think in the end created some of this problem. nih is an organization, please were scientists and biologists go get funding. the wait is typically done was about 25,000 proposals a year would come in, and it was a huge marketplace of ideas. 25,000 people would write their best ideas down, then they would be renewed by panels of a scientist who would place them in some priority order and find something like 15-20% of it, something like that. the bush administration didn't cut the funding any particular way but they changed the way it operated. they came up with this thing called a road map. that was a disaster. this roadmap was how will we make scientist serve a purpose, not just idle curiosity driven stuff l
... ♪ into a fifth anniversary of remission? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. >>> almost five and a half years ago it was the rapt heard round the world, cramer calling out the fed for not understanding the magnitude of the crisis that resulted in financial market turmoil. >> i have talked to the heads at almost every one of these firms in the last 72 hours and he has no idea what it's like out there. none. bill pool has no idea what it's like out there. my people have been in this game for 25 years, and they're losing their jobs, and these firms are going to go out of business and he's nuts. they're nuts! they know nothing! >> cramer -- >> i have not seen it since i went five bid for half a million shares of citigroup and i got hit in 1990. this is a different kind of market. the fed is asleep. >> a lot more evidence cramer was right, as shown in the minutes of the meeting that took place days after that tape. william pool, said my own bet is the financial market upset is not going to change fundamentally what is going on in the real econ
is continuing to buy cars for their friendly technology. and that's the news on business. here's a check on markets. >>> part of a rocket launched by north korea in december made by china could influence the u.n. security council's discussion. south korea's military has analyzed debris from the rocket salvage from the yellow sea, including a first stage fuel tank. sources say some of the debris appears to be from china and other foreign countries. they banned other countries from exporting missile parts to north korea. many countries view the launch as a test of the long-range missile technology. china has traditionally defended the north at the council. >>> thousands of defectors living in seoul have been compromised. they have arrested the man they suspect as leaking the information. the 33-year-old man is reported to be working at seoul city office. he visits their homes and gives them advice over the phone. the man himself fled from north korea to 2004. about 20,000 defectors now call south korea their home, but 47% may have had their data passed on to north korea, wondering if the s
of debate, a lot of the fight over this technology relates to things that are essentially not proveable right now. someone a mile away from a well says that there is some contamination, not so much the fracking slides but the salty water that comes out of the well. you can say there is salty water there, but you can't prove that it's coming from that drilling operation. there are a couple of technology technologies being developed where essentially you'll have a fingerfingerprinting process. every well would have it's fluids tagged, a molecular tag which is would be like a label or barcode. there you could say there it is. and the fracking fights--you would have a sense of accountability. then on other things, a month or so ago in the blog i wrote about a simple infrared camera can emit the gas emissions. unlike other kinds of pollution in the air so with the right kind of camera, and these are not expensive anyone, including a non-government environmental group can point to emissions and say there is a problem here, then it's up to government to push forward. so much of the debate abo
? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. liz: two major stories involving stocks you might own. thethey're dominating the den wall street. boeing sliding on yet another glitch with the 787 dreamliner, but money flowing into banks thanks to a blowout quarter for goldman sachs. good afternoon, everybody. it is the last hour of trading, welcome to "countdown to the closing bell." we have a breaking news story today. battlbattle of the financial ti. two billionaires against each other. carl icahn the "wall street journal" just breaking the story has taken a long stake in herbalife. look at this intraday picture. the hedge fund manager is a guy who has said you know what, i will short this stock. getting hammered the past couple of days. today it started off that way until the news just broke that carl icahn is jumping in and saying herbalife, i am in. the stock is well off of the lows of the session now down two-thirds of a percent. had been down 1.8% earlier today. just about 13 minutes ago at about nine minutes to the hour. wwe're watching h
, in the largest companies, and technology is a driving force in the world economy, so therefore, microsoft, consumer consumption and the growing middle class is a driving force and so that's where mcdonald's fits. and infrastructure building worldwide is a part of the package and that's where ge fits. if those three stocks don't do well, i can't imagine that the financial markets in general will do well. the financial markets can't do well, the world economies can't do well without those three stocks participating. david: peter very quickly the auto sector you think it is ready for a pullback, why? >> only because the stocks themselves really comprise the auto sector have had such a tear, in some cases up 50, 60, 80 percent over the last two years. that having been said, it is a growing sector of the economy. the demand is there. the refresh is there. i think you are going to continue to see great numbers for auto sales, but i think the stocks have gotten a little far ahead of the fundamentals. david: got you. >> thank you peter kenny and jim awad. david: thank you gentlemen. president oba
by the executive yesterday. taiwan's taex is down over 1% led by technology shares. tsmc shares ended a touch higher before its results of announce wantme wantments. it posted a 32% jump meeting forecasts. but the company expects q1 revenue to fall due to seasonal factors. elsewhere, the nikkei is finished just a tap higher. sharp shares jumped over 7% on the back of tv joint venture talks with chinese lenovo. south korea's kospi ended weaker. the country's producer prices in december fell the most in three years due to lackluster demand. and down under, australia had down beat jobs data. the asx 200 climbed to a 20-month high with banks lending support. india's sensex now trading higher by about .6%. hcl technology rallied to some 12-year high as its earnings beat forecasts. back to you. >> sixuan, we'll see you a little later. still to come on the program, christmas sales rocketed, so what is the online retailer doing? we'll get into that when we come back. >>> welcome back to the program. shares of carrefour came in just below expectations. shares in france came in shea slower rate prior t
% as automakers and some technology shares rebounded strongly. australia's asx 200 finished flat. miners gained ground, but shares eased after bank santander denied interest in the bank's troubled uk unit. back to you, kelly. >> thanks very much for that. we want to turn now to the u.s. lots of data, lots of earnings. december existing home sales are out at 10:00 a.m. eastern. expected to show a 2% increase over 5 million at an annualized pace. it's a big day for earnings. four dow components are out just before the opening bell, dupont, johnson & johnson, travelers, verizon. after the bell, we'll hear from google, ibm, amd, cks and texas instruments. house leaders are expected to vote tomorrow to extend the debt ceiling deadline until may 19th. the gop measure doesn't specify an amount, but would lead let the government borrow what it needs to meet its obligation for that period. the strategy shift was agreed to last week and would let republicans focus on other fiscal fights in march such as ook automatic spending cuts delayed by the deal and the potential resolution. julian callow is still w
%. >> leverage is lower, the risk is lower. it's just kind of a -- it's going toward a united technologies -- >> still, it would be the fifth largest bank by assets in the world, 50,000 employees. it's still not as small a piece of the business that they would eventually like it to be. >> it's much pr run, takes much less risk. this stuff's expensive. >> yeah. >> the order backlog, 210 billion. >> didn't you love that? >> up sequentially from the third quarter by about 7 billion. couple that with the gdp out of china, people are beginning to wonder if the industrial play in the fourth quarter is true. >> it's clearly turning in china. electricity usage. pmi, chinese numbers -- it really is an interesting moment. i think the electricity can't be phony. there's a couple -- just the words, he's talking about great momentum. this is a different kind of talk than we've had in a long time. >> he said there was an investment pause in the fourth quarter amongst corporate customers, presumably the fiscal cliff and the uncertainty is going to be under the year that took its toll. now going into 2013
. elsewhere, a rebound in technology shares in financials sent south korea's kospi higher by .7%. and down under, solid china data helped the aussie market close at a 20-month high. rio at this pointo shares jumped after appointing a new ceo. back to you. >> sixuan, thank you very much for that. interesting to see that increase in rio shares. yesterday, ross pointed out that it was really a corporate story driven market. today, there's a few more macro concerns but for the most part we're seeing major indexes in europe higher. the xetra dax just ticked lower. i want to show the ibex here, adding about 1.06% today. we did learn that bad loans in banks rose in december up from what was expected. that was 11.4% in november versus 11.2% in october. so an increase there in what we know was not a great month for the european economy. the ftse 100 over here up by about 0.2%. take a look at the bond wall of just what kind of trade we're seeing more broadly. interestingly, spain and the uk are seeing their prices down, yields up a bit. italy, though, for the ten-year rallying a little bit to 4.17%.
? >> the most important finding is that we lose on i t for information technology procurement into ways. first of all, we waste about 20-$30 billion of what we spend a new production. in other words, hundred million, 500 million, billion dollar program to get rid of unsuccessfully. the other part is that 75 percent of what we spend our money on its legacy systems. what i mean, often systems for which the computers they ran on no longer resist and we're constantly trying to the support systems that only the older part of your audience would remember to make them work. gerri: let me pylon here for a second because i have been to the department of hud where they actually were running kobold. the systems are sold, so antiquated you cannot imagine the patches and fixes are going to work. now, some of the numbers you are coming up with i find frankly fascinating. government spending 81 million a year on 90. one in four of those dollars you say is being wasted. is that acceptable? >> it is not acceptable. because they're throwing money at it from the low '40's to $81 billion in tin years, clearly mor
? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. whatever your business challenge, we asked total strangers to watch it for us. thank you so much. i appreciate it. i'll be right back. they didn't take a dime. how much in fees does your bank take to watch your money? if your bank takes more money than a stranger, you need an ally. ally bank. your money needs an ally. gerri: there is definitely a debt ceiling looming looming over boston. is there looming over boston. is there a fight looming in the republican party? will they hold line on spending cuts? with one this senator mike of utah. thank you for coming on the show tonight. let's start with something that senator mitch mcconnell had to say on this topic. the president has said that this is no time to talk about cuts. mitch mcconnell said over the past three decades, u.s. presidents and lawmakers from both parties have routinely use the debt limit debate to reform government spending. the president may not want to cut spending as part of the upcoming debt limit debate but it shows deficit redu
energies. >> translator: japan has advanced technology which should be put to good use. there are also business opportunities. not only the private sector but the government has to be involved with strengthening ties with the uae. >> reporter: another leading oil producer saudi arabia is facing a similar situation. a group last year released a report that says that the gulf nation could become an all important country by 2030. >>> weavers in kyoto have passed down their techniques for more than 500 years. but fashions have changed and fewer people are buying their textiles. so some craftsmen are trying out some radical new approaches. >> reporter: making the cloth is an intricate process. the finished weave is a work of art with colored threads including gold or silver. in the last ten years, however, the number of workshops has halved. so some weavers are shipping to products other than traditional kimono. weaving the high-tech material cotton fiber is also used in airplanes. carbon fiber is extremely light and strong, but it can also be brittle. so it has been thought unsuitable for
performing sectors while technology was the only sector ending the day lower. and oil ending the week in the green after the international energy agency raised its global oil demand forecast for the whole year. crude's settling the week up 2.1% at $95.56 a barrel and consumer confidence falling for the second month in a row, dropping to its lowest level in one year. the overall index declined to 71.3 from 72.9 in november. liz? liz: we've got a trader in the pits of the cme and our market panel, chief investment officer at global financial and also janney capital markets technical research director is joining us. let's talk about how most of the session was a very quiet tentative day and suddenly the dow and s&p took off. to what do you attribute that? >> it was an interesting day. we built off of yesterday's economic data which was very supportive. today was a little bit weaker. it was the earnings. it was mainly morgan stanley and a lot of traders were kind of waking up to that news as the day went on. we pushed up and you've seen a lot of talk about equities hitting five year highs
. is that maybe a potentially flawed technology? >> it is different technology from batteries they used before. it has some challenges, if it catches fire it produces its own oxygen so it is difficult to put it out but there are design changes put in place to prevent smoke overboard. there are other changes they made to make this not happen. apparently those changes were not enough. melissa: we saw last week, six instances on five days, or whatever the incredible stats were. a lot of people tried to slough it off, this is what happens when you roll out a new product. it seemed like too. now the faa is stepping in saying hang on, let's ground these things. are they overreacting, are they doing the right thing or is there a real problem here? >> i think there are things we don't know about yet. for example, after the event in boston last week immediately the ntsb had a fairly serious investigation involving the japanese. they had some inkling there was a problem with the battery system. what happened in japan later sealed the deal as far as a much more serious approach to this. melissa: as a pas
doing the lesson to meet a federal requirement to receive funding for more classroom technology. >>> just about 5:02 now. surfs up this weekend at half moon bay. the famed mavericks surf competition takes place this weekend bringing some of the best surfers in the entire world. "today in the bay's" christie smith is live at ocean beach where a storm surge is expected to kick up some very big waves come sunday. christie, be careful out there. >> reporter: thank you very much. good morning to you, marla. after two winters without an event, the mavericks surf invitational is finally back. they are expecting some big waves to come toward half moon bay. when i say big, they are talking 30 to 40-foot waves coming in off the coast there which means 24 big wave surfers from around the world are on the way here. a five-man committee made the decision earlier this week. we spoke with director jeff clark. five of the surfers involved will be riding a special surfboard that he designed this time to be much faster. with thousands of people expected in half moon bay, the locals are making pla
the stock. but are you also not a fan, a real fan of technology. why not? >> well, look, we look at a few things when we make our recommendations, susie. we look at the the achieve ability. are the estimates achievable. i think for tech it is tough right now. a lot of the conditions in the economy are slow. it spending is to the really that great. so i don't know if the estimates are that achievable. i also think that yeah, better risk/reward in other sectors in the market. we're trying to advise our clients how to outperform the s&p. i think there is better opportuniy. within tech there are some things we like where recommending suck stocks for example. i think that is one economically sensitive area that the stocks haven't participated that much in the rally. >> susie: let's talk about the areas that have been telling your clients, morgan stanley clients which direction to go. you have three big themes for your clients. buy stocks with from american companies with exposure to china, positive on china. buy dividend paying stocks and you like very large stocks, what you call megastocks. w
on the lithius-ion technology will make its volley anling midyear. >> that depends on the fix. the batteries came from a manufacturer in japan, if they can get a battery that doesn't have the fire, the fume leakage and fire potential literally boeing could have its fix in the matter of days or weeks. if it's still not -- ted affect airbus as well. >> do you think heads will roll at the faa, mare,? >> no, i don't think heads will roll at the faa. do i think they should? yes, particularly if the large aircraft director in seattle, it was the group at the faa oversaw this, now of course faa has brought in personnel from other parts of the country, but this is their job. they no longer have aviation security. safety should be their primary focus, and i think because it's a new application and a highly desirable application. we said this to work, we the flying public and the industry wants it to work. it's a shame this is the roll-out that it now has. >> mary, thank you for your time. we appreciate it. >> thank you. >>> before we leave the airline industry, within the last few minutes american airline
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the new search technology facebook is day you booing. >> i want to show you what is happening to facebook shares. they are at session lows. down 1.6%. buy on the rumor, sell on the news is exactly what investors are doing right now. we didn't get a phone. we didn't get anything else that we thought about. some video ads. what we're get is a new search feature on facebook that does not compete with google. so i want to show you what is happening with google shares. google shares took a dip while, facebook shares took a dip while google shares went upwards on the news. people say this is less a direct competitor with google and more a direct competitor with linkedin or even yelp. linkedin shares are also down on the news. here is basically what the company announced. a new graph search function with you does not do what you do on the web. basically it searches for photos and news feeds and anything else that exist within facebook's ecosystem. so you can search within your friends. search for things like photos that existed before 1999 and get specifically what you're looking for that only e
important using this kind of technology. i like the technology. it's not 100% perfect but we have come a long way to really get to know what our patients are doing. are they compliant? are they really taking? that in the long term, gretchen, can reduce millions of dollars off of our health care costs. >>gretchen: and potentially violent crimes if some of these people are mentally ill and not taking their medications. but here's the problem, and we know this is the rub in the situation, number one, is it ethical? number two, there are so many laws now that protect the rights of the mentally ill, sometimes that super seeds the rights of the individual victim in many of these cases. the court says you can't force these people to take meds. >> unfortunately, that's part of the shortcoming of the system. they have rights, of course. when it comes to serious mental illness, you may have to get a court order to be able to do this. when you talk about psychiatric illnesses, you have bipolar, you have depression, manic. the problem with their medications can really throw them off. schizophrenia
technology stocks, earnings from apple and google -- liz: yeah, how about that. >> that's going to be important. liz: down again about 3/4 of a percent. i mean really? this is 11 month lows here andrew. >> if you look at apple, when i was trading on the floor i was in the apple bit, i've been sport it, i continue to be short it -- i've been short in it, i continue to be short in it. apple looks so weak. you took any chart, that is the weakest stock on the daily. most likely i will get out of my position before earnings but it looks like it wants to go lower. liz: all right. let me get to the nymex because we still even though pulling back alan, still above $95 a barrel which i find very interesting. you've got the situation certainly that's always tense in the middle east, but nonetheless the actual fundamentals of this, we have got supply. >> yes. well i do think there's quite a bit of supply but right now at the moment i'm bullish in crude oil. i think we get to 97 1/2 to 98 dollars at that point i'm going short i think it is a huge sale. i think we get down to 91 after that.
catch up. their technology wasn't able to help after the 2011 accident. but they've been fine tuning their inventions to make them better able to deal with challenges inside the damaged nuclear plant. >> reporter: it will take at least 30 years to decommission the fukushima daiichi nuclear power plant. there's a lot of work to be done. radiation levels are too high for workers to be inside for long. and that's where the robots come in. the first one inside was made in the u.s. it was used to collect data on physical damage and radiation. japanese robot developers felt they'd been beaten to the punch and they wanted to do more. >> translator: there were no japanese robots in there. people were wondering what our robots were even for so we were determined to make a difference no matter how small. >> reporter: the team was tasked with reimagining a domestic robot for use inside the plant. the quinn was a rescue robot designed to operate in disaster zones like collapsed buildings. its body was covered in treads that enabled it to climb through rubble and up steep staircases. intense heat
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is the last dip. in other technology news, facebook is holing a press conference today. no word on what the big announcement will be. you've heard a lot of analyst saying it could have something to do with a morrow bust search feature. also, banking regulators are ordering jpmorgan to tight.risk controls after the bank's multibillion dollar lending trading losses. the orders from the fed and the office of the comptroller, not named individuals have been called and they do not levy any monetary improvements on the bank. including take risk outcomes into account when considering top executives pay packages. andrew, i'll send it over to you. >> thanks, becky. fed chairman ben bernanke is calling on congress to raise the debt ceiling to avoid a officially disastrous debt default. take a look at what he had to say. >> raising the debt ceiling, which congress has to do periodically gives the government the ability to pay its existing bills. it doesn't create new spending or new government. so simply paying the -- not the most effective way to improve your credit rating. >> bernanke was speaki
. meanwhile, in technology shares wait on south korea kospi ending lower with 1.2%. in australia, the asx 200 ended just a touch below the line. miners were weaker. more on that from our guest later in the show. back to you, ross. >> thanks for that, swish won. catch you later. >>> here are a couple of things to check out online as we head to break. as washington continues to bicker over the debt ceiling, global markets appear to be shrugging off the inside. meanwhile, has president obama just taken the u.s. default off the table? the white house is looking at several measures in the event the debt ceiling might be weakening, find out why a rebound in commodity prices could help to keep the aussie -- dollar strong. >>> and coming up on the program, what will this year bring? we'll be in asia to look at how china's rebound in demand will be key. >>> welcome back to the program. some potentially big deal news, dell has reportedly held recent talks with private equity firms about taking itself private. "the wall street journal" reports ppg and silver lake partners have talked with the company in
a technology suite with bluetooth, navigation and other handy stuff? yeah, that would be cool. introducing the all-new nissan sentra. it's our most innovative sentra ever. nissan. innovation that excites. now get a $169-per-month lease on a 2013 nissan sentra. ♪ >>gretchen: quick headlines for you now. 23 # minutes after the top of the hour. we finally know when secretary of state hillary clinton will testify about the terrorist act in benghazi, lib. january 23. she was scheduled to testify last month before she got sick and suffered a concussion. >>> former president george h.w. bush waking up in his own bed this morning. he spent more than two months in the hospital for a bronchitis-related cough. the president says he wishes he could personally thank everyone who sent so many get-well messages. >>steve: what do these four u.s. presidents have in common? anyone with a knowledge of history probably remembers they were all assassinated while in office. what you didn't know is the connection between each of their killers. turns out they've all got something in common. brad meltzer figured
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